After some skid's attempt at automated account creation, we're now requiring approval for new account creation. Hopefully this is a temporary measure!

@Matt5sean3 I wonder if we can dual-host on an OpenNIC domain as well. I think I remember having to select a domain to officially name the server (and therefore have oir activitypub traffic sent to). But if you're just looking for a non-ICANN way to access the instance web interface, maybe there's some nginx hackery that can be done to support that. Or maybe I can install the masto FE on a different domain, and point it at the BE

Hi all, took care of some moderation tasks today. Cheers!

I fiddled with our Sidekiq configuration today. Expect some slowness for an hour or so as the job queues empty.

Does anyone have a list of the gab domains? Thanks.

@eyesack We're pleasently surprised to see you too! Welcome to the party! :rva_party:

@eyesack We're pleasently surprised to see you too! Welcome to the party! :rva_party:

I was pleasantly surprised to see an RVA node

Welcome to :mastodon: v2.9.2! This version brings an option to use a much simpler layout. New users will have this layout by default, but everyone can now choose in settings which layout to use.

There are other goodies in this release! Check out the details at

@io Sorry, I don't see any post here that you're replying to.

Thank you all for reports of the obnoxious spammer. Of course, I immediately suspended the account the moment I saw the reports.

Extra credit goes to an anonymous user who reported the spammer within 30 seconds of the account email being confirmed. You go! ✨ :sonic:

i don't wanna holler but @dzuk's work with @mutantstd has literally done more for queer arts and queer representation than anything anyone else on the fediverse has even dreamed of.

if i was a big arts foundation i would literally be sending zir the Big Bucks right now just to keep doing what ze is doing. zero joke. without a second thought.

i'm not though so…

maybe give a little on my behalf?


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